DescriptionIn this video game adaption of the Steven Spielberg film Hook, the player takes the role of a grown-up Peter Pan, whose kids have been kidnapped by Captain Hook. Tinker Bell takes Peter back to Neverland where he must again become Pan and reclaim his children.
This particular interpretation is a side-scrolling action game, in which players must hack their way past Hook's denizens through 11 levels. These include forests, icy regions, and towns which Peter will have to jump, climb, and swim through. Magic items such as apples and pixie dust can be collected for special powers. When enemies are attacked, they simply put their hands up in surrender rather than dying, so as to make the game more child-friendly.
Part of the Following Groups
|Cosmetic changes||ETJB (447)|
|Mega Fun||Jan, 1993||82 out of 100||82|
|Video Games||Jan, 1994||72 out of 100||72|
|Defunct Games||Jun 13, 2012||B-||67|
|Player One||Dec, 1993||65 out of 100||65|
|Sega-16.com||Aug 26, 2008||5 out of 10||50|
|High Score||Jan, 1994||1 out of 5||20|
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Cancelled Master System versionA version of Hook for the Sega Master System was developed, but not released. In terms of graphics, it is mostly identical to the Game Gear version. A ROM image made from a prototype cartridge is available on the Internet.